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Echo CEO says truck rates to continue rising in 2018 as capacity stays tight
ELD compliance will bite harder than many think, Waggoner says. Driver shortage is "real," he adds.

Ode to the "Truck-driving woman"
YouTube troubadour composes musical tribute to "Women In Trucking" group.

USPS posts multibillion loss in FY 2017 despite gains in package revenue, volume
Declines in mail volumes dwarf package increases.

U.S. businesses urge administration to keep NAFTA trucking language
Allowing Mexican carriers beyond commercial zones furthers systemwide efficiency, coalition says.

Trucker pulls motorist from burning vehicle
Driver honored as "highway angel" by TCA.

Ryder, Embark Technology conduct self-driving truck tests
Semi-autonomous truck haul test loads through four states; Embark says technology could be launched in a few years.

ABF, Teamsters disclose schedules for talks on collective bargaining pact
Initial proposals exchanged in mid-December; talks begin first week of January.

UPS to convert NYC delivery vans from diesel to electric power
As many as two-thirds of NYC fleet could be converted in five years, UPS says.

Port of Oakland, CenterPoint agree to build DC at planned global logistics hub
DC touted as largest such facility at any West Coast port.

OOIDA kicks off 10th annual "Truckers for Troops" fundraising campaign
Effort to deliver care packages to service personnel begins Monday.


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